mumbling of an imbecile

Running Away

I have spent my whole youth going travel crazy. From the time I was about 5 years old and I was reading through ancient editions of National Geographic magazine that my mom had found for cheap at some yard sale, I knew that that's what I wanted to do above all else. My interests became… Continue reading Running Away

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My Sister Friend

So maybe we never really considered each other Older Sister and Younger Sister, but maybe there will always be that part of me that wants to keep her close and looked after, even as a grown up married woman. Maybe it's because she's a tough little spitfire that I want to be around to help preserve the beautiful little girl that still lives in her heart.

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23 lessons in 23 years

I feel like I am part of a generation many lessons are lost on. While I can't deny that on many occasions I've been an active participant in this sad situation, I feel that it is incumbent on me to find myself some solutions. So, here are 23 lessons I've learned, or tried to learn,… Continue reading 23 lessons in 23 years

creative writing

Stormy Night

This was a piece I wrote a couple of years ago. It was anonymously published in my university newspaper, and I haven't really done anything with it since. Seeing as it was published anonymously, I didn't get any feedback on how people thought it was, so I figure if I post it here then maybe… Continue reading Stormy Night

memory lane

My First Memory

Five o’clock pm of July 26 was the time of my first breath in this world. It was 1991, and we were in northern Idaho. My first memories were not emblazoned upon my mind for years to come. We moved to the east coast when I was two years old, which didn’t leave much to… Continue reading My First Memory

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25 things to do before I’m 25

When I was 22 I made a list of 25 things I want to do before I'm 25. That was eight months ago, although it feels like a lifetime. Here's the list, with All New explanations of why I want to do these things, as well as the ones I've already crossed off in the… Continue reading 25 things to do before I’m 25